November 2016

Sexual Assault on Seniors in Nursing Homes

Sexual assault in nursing homes is a terrifying reality for a growing number of elderly nursing home residents. In recent years, more than 1,000 nursing home facilities in the United States have been cited for mishandling investigations or failing to prevent sexual assaults on people in their … [...]

The Nursing Home Care Act: Regulations to Prevent Abuse

The Nursing Home Care Act regulates nursing home and other long-term care facilities. Specifically, it defines who is protected and their rights, the facilities and entities that are subject to regulations, and the penalties that the regulated entities incur if they violate safety standards. The … [...]